× Hello, this site is currently undergoing improvements. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Kenneth Johnston v Floorwise Limited (In Voluntary Liquidation) [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    UD 1826/2010
  • Legal Body
    Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Unfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Recruitment and Selection
Issues covered: Unfair Dismissals Acts, 1977 to 2007; Redundancy; Selection Criteria

The claimant commenced employment as a sales representative with the respondent company in early 2006. Almost from the beginning, the claimant exceeded his targets and sales and maintained this standard throughout his employment. From 2007 onwards, the company began to experience a substantial decrease in sales revenue with a 50% decrease from 2007 to 2010.

The respondent told the Tribunal that towards the end of 2009, the former managing partner arranged a meeting with the claimant to discuss the deteriorating situation. It was at this meeting the claimant was presented with two options,

Already a subscriber?

Click here to login and access the full article.

Don't miss out, start your free trial today!

Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Irish Employment Law Hub? We help thousands of people like you understand how the latest changes in Irish employment law impact your business through a mix of case law analysis and in-depth articles. All delivered right to your inbox.

We help you to understand the ramifications of each important case from Ireland and Europe.

We help you ensure that your organisation's policies and procedures are fully compliant with Irish law.

You will receive regular updates on Irish employment law including case law reviews, legislative changes, topical updates as well as answers to your burning questions through our Q&A feature.

You will have 24/7 access to the Employment Law Hub so you can research case law and HR issues when you need to.

Already a subscriber, now or Start my free trial today

This article is correct at 03/08/2012

The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.

David Fagan
Business Legal

The main content of this article was provided by David Fagan . Contact telephone number is +353 1 636 3165 or email David.Fagan@bizlegal.eu

View all articles by David Fagan